McDermott wins Psychonomic Society award

Kathleen McDermott, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is one of two recipients of the 2019 Psychonomic Society Mid-career Award. The award is given to raise the visibility of the experimental study of cognition and of the best mid-career scientists within the field, within awardees’ institutions, […]

Quick learners remember more over time

From the WashU Newsroom… Healthy adults who learn information more quickly than their peers also have better long-term retention for the material despite spending less time studying it, a new study from psychologists at Washington University in St. Louis finds. “Quicker learning appears to be more durable learning,” said Christopher L. Zerr, lead author and […]